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by Contributor on Friday Apr 05 2019

During the 1960s and ‘70s, there was a newspaper column in the New York Times called ‘Dear Abby.’

by Susan Heaton-Sh... on Thursday Apr 04 2019

At Monday, April 1st council meeting a gentleman stood up and made some very inappropriate homophobic comments, along with comments about the homelessness in our community.

by Charles Jeanes on Wednesday Apr 03 2019

April Fools: update since Part One

Much to the chagrin of our Prime Minister I’m sure, this story adds weekly fuel to fires of controversy.

by Dick Cannings MP on Wednesday Apr 03 2019

The BC Oil and Gas Commission recently revealed some concerning figures about abandoned oil and gas wells in British Columbia.  In one example, Ranch Energy recently declared bankruptcy, leaving up to 500 abandoned wells in care of the Commission.  Much of the cost to clean up those sites will likely fall on the shoulders of the BC taxpayer, and could be as much as $90 million for Ranch Energy’

by Letters to the ... on Tuesday Apr 02 2019

To The Editor:

by Charles Jeanes on Wednesday Mar 27 2019

Political Sense and Nonsense

I cannot help it: the Jody Wilson-Raybould / SNC-Lavalin political storm in Ottawa and in news media has fascinated me. Bewildered me at times, but in the main, it has kept me interested week by week.

by David Suzuki on Tuesday Mar 26 2019

“And a little child shall lead them.” – Isaiah 11:6

by Sara Golling on Tuesday Mar 26 2019

Recent articles in The Tyee discuss the revelation that the RCMP have been engaged in monitoring social media – characterized in the article as “ongoing wide-scale monitoring of individuals’ social media use [that] could pose a threat to Canadians’ privacy and charter rights, say experts.”

by Canadian Centre... on Monday Mar 25 2019

Personal tax changes announced by the BC government over the past 18 months — including elimination of medical services plan (MSP) premiums — mean the vast majority of households will see a decrease in their provincial tax bills while the richest one per cent will pay more, 

by Letters to the ... on Monday Mar 25 2019

To The Editor:

A number of reasons!

 I say “we” because this is bigger than just me, I am connected to something much greater and there are a number of people with the same concerns. (So I will say “I” or “we” while not taking credit for anything.)

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